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Music News – Feb. 13, 2020

Just five short years after they formed, the Rolling Stones were being billed as the Greatest Rock & Roll Band in the World. Not bad for a band that started after a chance meeting by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards at a train station in Dartford, England on October 17, 1961. Richards was already a […]

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Music News – Feb. 6, 2020

ZZ Top Celebrates 50 years Most bands only last about five years before calling it quits, much less 50 years, especially with the same members. ZZ Top, that little ol’ band from Texas, happens to be the only American band to ever last 50 years without changing any of the three members. They formed in […]

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Music News – Jan. 30, 2020

This year’s Grammy Awards were televised on Sunday night and Texas acts were big winners. At 61 years old and with 48 years in the music business, this was Tanya Tucker’s first Grammy win. She won for her new album, While I’m Livin’ and for her hit single, Bring My Flowers Now. The album was […]

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Music News – Jan. 23, 2020

The Marc in San Marcos has two big shows this weekend starting tonight with the duo of Josh Abbott and William Clark Green. These two Texas singer songwriters have both established successful solo careers and recently formed a supergroup called The Panhandlers. It consists of Green, Abbott and Cleto Cordero of Flatland Cavalry plus solo […]

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Music News – Jan. 16, 2020

Neil Peart of Rock Band Rush Passes Away His name may not be as well-known as drummers like Ringo Starr, Charlie Watts, Buddy Rich and Matt Briggs, but when Neil Peart passed away on January 7 at the age of 67, it sent shock waves through the music world. He had battled brain cancer for […]

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Music News – Jan. 9, 2020

I always love the start of a new year. Everyone seems so energized and full of promise. Projects that were on hold in December suddenly get completed. The local venues get their calendars updated and our choices for live music starts multiplying like guinea pigs in a third-grade classroom. One show I’m excited about is […]

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Music News – Jan. 2, 2020

The new year is finally here and I know everyone has hopes that 2020 will be better than 2019. It’s just human nature for us to always want better things for our future. My family had many unfortunate challenges in 2019 so I know we are really hoping for a better year. Our city, state […]

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Music News – Dec. 26, 2019

As this year winds down, it’s time to take a look back at all the cool music events that happened in the past twelve months. Obviously, the Garth Brooks show at Gruene Hall tops the list as the biggest single music event of the year. Gruene Hall was hand-picked by Garth to be included on […]

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Music News – Dec. 19, 2019

Texas Americana singer Kevin Fowler has joined in on the holiday spirit by embarking on a Deck the Dancehalls Tour. The trek began on November 29 in Cedar Park, Texas and concludes on New Years Eve at the Old Coupland Dancehall in Coupland. Tonight he stops at Gruene Hall before continuing on to Fort Worth, […]

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Music News – Dec. 12, 2019

For the past few years, the Grand Ol’ Christmas show has performed their special holiday show at the Brauntex Theatre to sold-out crowds. This year is a repeat of the same with tonight’s show and Friday night’s show almost sold-out. The show was the brainchild of singer Will Hearn and his pals, the Blue Water […]

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